Cassandra Database : The Next Big Thing

Cassandra Database : The Next Big Thing

Knoldus

Apache Cassandra, a top level Apache project born at Facebook , is a distributed databaseĀ for managing large amounts of structured data across many commodity servers, while providing highly available service andĀ no single point of failure.

BASIC FLOW OF DATA INTO CASSANDRA TABLES

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Installation

In a terminal window:

1. Check which version of Java is installed by running the following command:

$ java -version

It is recommended to use the latest version of Oracle Java 8 or OpenJDK 8 on all nodes.
2. Download Apache Cassandra 3.0:

$ curl -L http://downloads.datastax.com/community/dsc-cassandra-version_number-bin.tar.gz | tar xz

To view the available versions, see the DataStax Certified Cassandra download page.

3. If you download from this page, use the following command to untar:

$ tar -xvzf dsc-cassandra-version_number-bin.tar.gz

4. To configure Cassandra, go to the install/conf directory:

$ cd dsc-cassandra-version_number/conf

Additional Information :

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